Both sides bury dead as Ukraine slides toward war

Pro-Russian fighters take position by railway tracks on May 6, 2014, a day after heawy fightings between pro-Russian militiants and Ukranian troops killed at least 34 people near the eastern Ukranian city of Slavyansk. The death toll from a military offensive in a flashpoint town in east Ukraine rose to at least 34, officials said on May 6, amid fresh warnings of civil war and the shutdown of a major airport in the region. AFP PHOTO / VASILY MAXIMOV





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